Heart Healthy Desserts

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Angel Food CakeHeart healthy desserts allow you to enjoy desserts even while on a heart healthy diet. Even though most of the desserts are notorious for their high calorie and saturated fat content, a little bit of tweaking recipes and swapping ingredients can make them heart healthy desserts.


 


 


 


 


 


Desserts That Are Heart Healthy


 


There is no need to refrain from enjoying your favorite desserts anymore since they come in heart healthy avatars too.


 


  1. Apple-cinnamon fruit bars – Reduce sugar by ¼ cup and add in strawberries too to make this wonderful dessert that is heart healthy.



  2. Pear and Ginger Cheesecake – Use low fat cheese for the body of the cake and add in softened and dried pears to make it a heart healthy dessert. Refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.



  3. Brown Sugar and Almond Ice cream – This simple, yet delicious ice cream has a nutty flavor and is low in fat. The base mixture contains a little bit of alcohol that inspires this dessert to melt in your mouth.



  4. Fruit Crumble – Very heart healthy, this dessert makes use of fresh and frozen fruits. Top with almonds and use canola oil instead of butter.



  5. Raspberry Frozen Yogurt – Combine together jammy raspberries with frozen low fat yogurt. Toss in berries if you fancy them. Chocolate chips can be added for chocolate lovers.



  6. Angel Food Cake and Peaches – This is a heart healthy dessert with grilled peaches caramelized over medium fire served with a slice of angel food cake.



Take care of your health and enjoy heart healthy desserts. These would satiate your sweet tooth cravings as well as not harm your heart. Talk about having your cake and eating it too!


 


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